2English 10: DO NOW Activity When the second bell (tardy bell) rings, I will shut my door and start the timer: period who completes these instructions correctly, the fastest wins a prize.Starting with the DESK closest to the door, sit alphabetically by LAST NAME, “snake style” using NONVERBAL communication: time added everytime someone has to talk
3English 10 Do Now:8/07/13On a sheet of loose leaf dated for today, write in full sentences your responses:Reflect on you as a student:What have you tried at, but failed?Why do you think that happened?What were you successful at?What English skill(s) would you like to get better at this year?
4My Challenge to You Make this your goal for the semester: “I will earn an A in English 10”Setting goals and achieving them are two different things.What stops people from achieving big goals?
5Good Intentions Pave the Road to Hell Wanting vs. ChoosingBig goals are too far away to get to directly.We need to build a ladder aka small goals that get us to our big goal.
6“A goal is a dream with a deadline” Goals should be SMARTS - Specific (or Significant).M - Measurable (or Meaningful).A - Attainable (or Action-Oriented).R - Relevant (or Rewarding).T - Time-bound (or Trackable).
7Examples of SMART GOALS Since, I did not turn in much work last year, I will make sure I turn in 90% of all homework in order to get my A this quarter.Since I did not participate much last year, I will raise my hand at least once a week and volunteer to read aloudNow you try. Write three SMART Goals that will help you get your A this semester.
8For each goal, think about small steps needed to reach it Example goal: Since, I did not turn in much work last year, I will make sure I turn in 90% of all homework in order to get my A this semester.Example steps:Check homeworkchs.wikispaces.com everydayGet absences excused, ask for make-up work outside of classFind missing Do Nows on wiki too.
9English 10 Wednesday 8/07/13 HOMEWORK: 3 smart goals: one behavioral, one work based, one of your choosing and small steps for each
10English 10 Do Now: 8/8/13Pick one of the following “goal” quotes (next slide). Copy the quote down and then write three-five sentences telling me why this quote spoke to you or why you picked it over the others or what it means to you.
11English 10 Do Now: 8/8/13You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. (C. S. Lewis )Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. (Thomas Jefferson )Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goal. (Henry Ford)A goal is a dream with a deadline. (Napoleon Hill )Happiness is not a goal; it is a by-product. (Eleanor Roosevelt)Leaders aren't born they are made. And they are made just like anything else, through hard work. And that's the price we'll have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal. (Vince Lombardi )
12English 10: 8/8/13Today we will organize our thoughts from yesterday using a graphic organizer.Homework: 300 word rough draft & completed graphic organizer (if not done by end of class)
13English 10 DO NOW 8/9/13Combine your semester goal with your three SMART goals into one sentence:Example:In order to earn an A in English 10, I will turn in 90% of my homework, raise my hand in class at least once a week, and I will maintain a 99% attendance rate.
14Conclusion Strategies Restate the thesis.Original thesis from Intro paragraph:“In order to earn an A in English 10, I will turn in 90% of my homework, raise my hand in class at least once a week, and I will maintain a 99% attendance rate”Restated:“If I turn in almost all of my homework, make sure that I am always present and actively participating everyday in class, I will achieve my goal of earning an A in English 10.”